08212017Headline:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

HomeFloridaFort Lauderdale

Brett Rivkind

The National Football League Should Introduce Buddhism and Mindfulness To The Players

I decided to divert a little bit for this article from my normal topic of Maritime Law, and talk about some thoughts that came to me about the recent incidents involving well known football players Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. […]

Brett Rivkind

HBO Airs “Hot Coffee” Documentary

I have previously blogged about the documentary “Hot Coffee” which was going to air on HBO. I am hopeful that everyone was able to view this fantastic documentary. If not, make sure to…

Brett Rivkind

Arbitration Clauses in Seamen’s Employment Agreements Depriving Seamen of Right to Jury Trial

We are seeing an increasing number of arbitration provisions in employment agreements with seamen. Traditionally, seamen bring claims pursuant to a Federal Statute known as the Jones Act, 46…

Brett Rivkind

Carnival Cruise Lines Files Suit for Damages as a Result of BP Oil Spill

Carnival Corp., which operates Carnival Cruise Lines, has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Eastern District of Louisiana seeking damages for “economic losses and…

Brett Rivkind

Federal Appellate Court Rules On Right To A Jury Trial In Admiralty And Maritime Case

It is necessary to start this article with a little bit of background about Admiralty and Maritime Jurisdiction, and the proper forums such claims can be filed in. Over the 28 years plus I have…

Evan Rosen

Allstate Banned from Writing New Auto Insurance Policies in Florida

After just two hours into a meeting with Allstate, Florida Insurance Commissioner McCarty suspended Allstate’s ability to write new automobile insurance policies in the state. Despite demands to turn over certain documents, Allstate failed to comply stating that the documents the state was demanding were “irrelevant.” Governor Charlie Crist issued the following statement. “I applaud…

Evan Rosen

Don't Forget to Renew your Personal Injury Protection Benefits

On January 1, 2008, Personal Injury Protection benefits will once again be mandatory in the State of Florida after a temporary lapse. According to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles you face suspension of your driving privilege, including your vehicle tag and registration, for up to three years or until proof of Florida insurance is provided, whichever is first.And if you get…

Evan Rosen

El Actor Dennis Quaid Demanda al los Fabricantes de Medicina Despues de una Sobredosis de Heparina

Los gemelos recién nacidos del actor Dennis Quaid recibieron, por error, una dosis 1,000 veces mayor de lo normal de heparina, una medicina que reduce la sangre, mientras recibian tratamiento por una infección de staph. Los gemelos se han recuperado pero la familia Quaid quiere que la corporación Baxter Healthcare, el fabricante de la heparina, arregle los contenedores, paquetes, y etiquetas…

Evan Rosen

Estudios Médicos Revelan Resultados Preocupantes Sobre los Doctores

Según los Anales de la Medicina Interna, una encuesta de 1,600 doctores en el 2003 y 2004 reveló que el 46% de los doctores admiten que no reportan los errores médicos serios que han cometido. Eric Campbell del hospital general de Massachusetts y de la escuela médica de Harvard en Boston, quien llevo a cabo la encuesta, dijo que hay una gran brecha entre lo que los doctores piensan que es…

Evan Rosen

Un Doctor Infecta a sus Pacientes con Hepatitis Otra Vez

Al Dr. Harvey Finkelstein de Long Island, Nueva York lo han acusado de malusar las jeringas de inyecciones. Se ha confirmado otro reporte de que uno de los pacientes del doctor ha sido infectado con Hepatitis C. Apesar de que el doctor ha sido acusado de 10 casos de negligencia medica, y el enfoque de una investigación de 34 meses, despues que se descubrio las faltas de procedimientos de…